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Greenland ice sheet melt a "sleeping giant"

Greenland ice sheet melt a "sleeping giant"

A study released this week in the journal Nature found that that ice sheet covering most of Greenland is melting at an "exceptional" rate. 

7 December 2018

High Arctic marine protected area would safeguard more of the Last Ice Area

High Arctic marine protected area would safeguard more of the Last Ice Area

World Wildlife Fund Canada welcomes the announcement of an agreement in principal between the government of Canada and the Qikiqtani Inuit Association to explore options to protect the High ...

5 December 2018

Protecting the Arctic ecosystem as new ocean, blue economy emerge

Protecting the Arctic ecosystem as new ocean, blue economy emerge

Sustainability is the key to getting it right from the beginning.

26 November 2018

Open letter to the IMO on speed reduction

Open letter to the IMO on speed reduction

Speed controls on ships, determined and implemented by the IMO, would have multiple benefits.

23 October 2018

Landmark scientific report on global warming of 1.5°C boosts global climate action efforts

Landmark scientific report on global warming of 1.5°C boosts global climate action efforts

A landmark scientific report released today assesses the prospects for limiting global warming to 1.5°C and shows the critical need for urgent action.

7 October 2018

Youth from around the world gather to protect Arctic biodiversity

Youth from around the world gather to protect Arctic biodiversity

Future Arctic leaders are gathering today at the Arctic Youth Summit in Rovaniemi, northern Finland.

5 October 2018

Canada's Arctic marine atlas surveys a spectacular region at risk

Canada's Arctic marine atlas surveys a spectacular region at risk

Oceans North, Ducks Unlimited Canada and World Wildlife Fund-Canada are thrilled to release Canada’s Arctic Marine Atlas, a 122-page publication that relies on the latest data to describe ...

18 September 2018

Welcome to Peter Winsor, new WWF Arctic Programme director

Welcome to Peter Winsor, new WWF Arctic Programme director

The WWF Arctic Programme is pleased to announce that Peter Winsor, PhD will be the programme's new director beginning October 1, 2018.

28 August 2018

WWF will help meteorologists stay safe from polar bears

WWF will help meteorologists stay safe from polar bears

With the support of WWF Russia, the weather station on Vaigach Island will be prepared for polar bear visits - staff will be trained, and the building and territory will be equipped with sec...

16 August 2018

Harmful dumping in Canadian Arctic to double by 2035, new WWF study finds

Harmful dumping in Canadian Arctic to double by 2035, new WWF study finds

The amount of untreated grey water dumped in Canadian Arctic waters is projected to double by 2035 if left unregulated, this new report commissioned by World Wildlife Fund Canada shows.

15 August 2018

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